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A garland of new songs : O how I love sombody, The pretty maid milking her cow, Of a' the airts the win' can blaw, The banks of the Dee

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A garland of new songs : O how I love sombody, The pretty maid milking her cow, Of a' the airts the win' can blaw, The banks of the Dee


Published 1800
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8 p. ; 16 cm.

Undated. Date range from trading dates of J. Marshall, cf. The British book trade index WWW site

Without music

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First sentence of O how I love somebody: "Of all the swains both far and near, My eyes did ever see, There's one I love sincerely dear, And truly he loves me: The youth is ever with my heart, So kind he is and true."

First sentence of The pretty maid milking her cow: "It was on a fine summer's morning, As birds sweetly sung on each bough, I heard a fair maid sweetly singing, As she sat a milking her cow."

First sentence of Of a' the airts the win' can blaw: "Of 'a the airts the win' can blaw, I dearly like the west; For there the bonny lassie lives, The lass that I lo'e best; Tho' wild woods grow, an' rivers row, Wi' mony a hill between, Baith day and night my fancy's flight Is ever wi' my Jean."

First sentence of The banks of the Dee: "'Twas summer, and softly the breezes were blowing, And sweetly the nightingale sung from the tree, At the foot of a rock, where the river was flowing, I sat myself down by the banks for the Dee."

Includes 1 woodcut

Copy in McGill Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections: With: A garland of new songs : The bonny Scotch lad and his bonnet so blue, The blackbird, My sailor dear shall guard my pillow, Bundle of truths. Newcastle upon Tyne :Printed by J. Marshall, in the Old Flesh-market,[between 1800 and 1823?]. Bound together subsequent to publication


Publisher Newcastle upon Tyne : Printed by J. Marshall
Language English
Book contributor McGill University Library
Collection mcgilluniversitychapbook; mcgilluniversity; toronto

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